Lifesaving Tips to Survive a Crashing Plane

Reaching for your luggage in the case of an emergency can be the difference between life and death, expert warns.
2:11 | 09/10/15

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Test Text1 itali We are back at 7:42 with remain seated. Reporter: Is that a good idea? No, I don't think so. You should evacuate the aircraft as soon as possible. Reporter: Rule number one, get out of there. "Gma on the lookout" is here at the training center in long Beach, California. So what can help you save your life if this happens? Experts say if you're traveling in a group, sit together. So like everybody can get off together. Reporter: You're not scrambling around trying to find your kids? Should I fall asleep. Not during takeoff and landing. Most accidents occur during takeoff and landing. Reporter: What happened in Vegas, takeoff and passengers escaped with their carry-ons. We are evacuating on the runway. We have a fire, I repeat. We are evacuating. Reporter: Should I take my bag. No, leave your bag. Reporter: Really? It's just going to jam things up. Leave your bag. Reporter: Experts say your bag straps can get caught on the seat in the aisle and slow you down. The strap might catch on the arm of the seat. As soon as you get on the airplane you should know where your nearest exit is. Reporter: And if you remember only one thing, remember that. As soon as you get on figure out where the exit is in relation to where you're seating. Even count the seats so if the cabin fills with smoke you can feel your way, count your way so safety. A great idea. Thanks so much. Coming up on "Good morning

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